The Village of Bourbonnais has contracted with Allied Waste effective April 1, 2010 to collect household garbage, recycling materials and yard waste from all single-family residences
within the Village. Households will be billed by the Village of Bourbonnais adding this amount to your monthly sewer bill that you already receive from us.
Delivery of the Bourbonnais residential trash and recycling toters were delivered to residents through Friday, May 14th. The residents should have received literature regarding the program in addition to a calendar and map outlining the every-other-week recycling program. If you haven't received your toters or would like to request for a smaller garbage or recycle container/toter, you can do this by contacting Allied 815-472-3332.
Household Garbage: All household garbage is to be placed out for pick-up each week by 6:30 a.m. on your regular pick-up day or set out the night before. Household trash should be placed inside the toter(s) provided by Allied Waste of Momence delivery starting May 3rd. If you are ever in need of a large dumpster for a special clean-up or construction job, please contact Allied's customer service department at 815-472-3332 or 708-385-8252 for special rates. If you feel you need a smaller toter, please contact Allied Waste to request for one.
Recycling: New 96-gallon recycle toters will be delivered to each home. The toters will be marked for recycling only. The toters are on wheels and have lids, which keep the town clean by reducing animal, insect and litter problems. Once toters are delivered, recycling service will be provided every other week verses weekly. Instructions and a schedule will follow. Click on Recycling Collection Guidelines regarding general provisions and preparation of materials. To view the map of Recycling pick-up in your area click on Recycling Map or click on Recycling Calendarfor specific dates.
PLEASE NOTE: The 96-gallon carts for recycling should not contain yard waste or trash. Please see list of acceptable items below.
ACCEPTABLE RECYCLING ITEMS
Magazines, Newspaper, Cardboard, Chipboard, Office Paper, Telephone Books, LDPE Plastics, Glass, Aluminum & Tin, Bi-metal materials, PET Plastics and HDPE Plastics.
Yard Waste: Yard waste service is provided from March 31st through November 30th on your regular garbage pick-up day. There are three ways to dispose of your yard waste:
1) Place all waste in 30-gallon brown paper yard waste bags. No stickers are required. Yard waste bags can be found at local hardware and grocery stores.
2) Apply the "Yard Waste" sticker to your own 35-gallon container. If you need additional yard waste stickers, please contact Allied Waste customer service department at 815-472-3332 or 708-385-8252 or email them at Toter.Service@republicservices.com. Yard Waste stickers are also available at the Administration Building located at 600 Main St. NW, Bourbonnais.
3) Rent a 96-gallon yard waste container from Allied Waste for an annual fee of $30.00 by contacting our customer service department at 708-385-8252.
PLEASE NOTE: Tree branches in excess of two inches in diameter will not be removed. Tree branches must be bundled in a maximum 2 feet in diameter and 4 feet in length and should weigh no more than 40 lbs. If you need brush pick-up, you can find more information on the Public Works page.
Should your regular pick-up day fall on or after one of the following holidays, your pick-up will be delayed one day for that week only:
New Years Day
Fourth of July
All residents were sent information pertaining to this change. Whether your question is regarding Household Garbage, Recycling, Holiday Schedule or Yardwaste, it can be found by clicking on Frequently Asked Questions link below for more detailed information. To view the map of Garbage Pick-up in your area click on Pick up day map.
Questions, Complaints or Compliments, you can call either Allied's customer service line at 815-472-3332 or 708-385-8252 or you may call Village Hall at 815-937-3570, both places will be ready to assist you! You can email Allied Waste at Toter.Service@republicservices.comor visit their website at www.alliedwastechicago.com/residential/community/bourbonnais/